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Urban Poling Events

*Thank you for arriving 10-15 minutes in advance. If you do not have your own poles, rest assured that instructors have some poles to lend.

If this is your first time joining with a particular instructor, you can ask to be added to their e-mailing list to receive event and cancellation notices directly by email !

Mondays with Judy and Muffie

  • 1pm at Adanac (for the winter)
    • Park & meet at Adanac Ski Hill (744 Beatrice Crescent) at 12:50pm. Snow tires recommended to access this parking lot in the winter.

Tuesdays with Patricia

  • 1pm at on Laurentian Trails. (until further notice)
    • Park & meet at the end of Loach's Rd at 12:50pm. We will hike for about 1.5 hours, exploring the LU trails network.
    • For details and to RSVP, visit

Tuesdays with Charmaine

  • 1pm, alternating between Chelmsford and Azilda
    • For details and to RSVP, contact Véronique: or 705-674-4455 x4535
    • Bring snowshoes if you can. If not, Allison will have some to spare.

Wednesdays with Allison

  • 10am, New Sudbury Trail UNTIL JANUARY 31 due to Union Gas trail maintenance activities. We will move back to the Superstore/Junction Creek location starting February 7 until further notice.
    • Meet at 9:50 at the New Sudbury Trailhead on Lilian Blvd.
    • Please park on the edges of Lilian Blvd (North of Lasalle, off Barrydowne). Click here and scroll down the trail map.
    • There will be no Wednesday outing with Allison on December 27.
    • Bring snowshoes if you can. If not, Allison will have some to spare.

Thursdays - BEGINNERS start here! If this is your first Thursday session, please stop by the Parkside Center (inside the YMCA, 140 Durham) tp sign a form beforehand.

  • 1pm at Bell Park with Judy and Muffie via the Parkside Center
    • Park & meet at Elizabeth St. Parking Lot at 12:50pm.

Fridays with Judy & Muffie

  • To be determined

Don't forget to dress warm and in layers (long underwear, hats, etc) and slip-on grips or cleats for your boots if you have them (can be found at Shopper's Drug Mart)

These urban poling (nordic walking) events are made possible thanks to our trained volunteer instructors]1. They can help you achieve better pole walking techniques and will lead you on a great fresh air walk in good company.